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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
Unmissable 5 Stars
Excellent 4 Stars
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Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Sam Shepard
Eduardo Noriega
Nikolaj coster-Waldau
Directors
Mateo Gil
Screenwriters
Miguel Barros
Running Time
102 minutes

Blackthorn
Raindrops are still falling on his head


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Blackthorn

Plot
Bolivia. Butch Cassidy (Shepard) is still alive and going by the name James Blackthorne. Still craving notoriety, and perhaps a last steal, he enlists the help of Sundance-like rough rider Eduardo (Eduardo Noriega).


Verdict
Sam Shepard illuminated the old West - or at least the South American parts - with creaky charisma. He unleashes a growly old timer to rival Rooster Cogburn or Will Munny.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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